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Posted by **sara** on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 11:25pm.

Assuming that the calorimeter is a perfect insulator, what is the specific heat of the metal? [Special heat of H2O is 4.128 J/(g·∘C).]

some help would be appreciated!

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**DrBob222**, Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 11:29pmI assume you meant "the temperature rises to ...."

(mass metal x specific heat metal x delta T) + (mass water x specific heat water x delta T) = 0

The only unknown is specific heat metal.

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